Sauze d’Oulx: an alpine pearl in the Susa Valley
Located just a few kilometres from Turin, Sauze d’Oulx is one of the most loved skiing stations in Piedmont, thanks to its 100km of pistes that are perfectly beaten. Sauze d’Oulx is an Alpine resort with a long history: indeed, its name derives from “sauza”, an ancient pre-Indo-European term that means “rocky place”. Today, this area is one of the mountain pearls of the Susa Valley, thanks also to the freestyle races of the 2006 Turin Winter Olympic Games, which were held here and dramatically increased the flow of tourists during the coldest months.Its altitude, which is between 1,240 and 2,498m, renders Sauze a perfect destination for those who love fresh snow, and the fact that it belongs to the Via Lattea, the largest Italian-French ski area of the region, is a guarantee of the modernity and safety of its infrastructure.
The perfect destination for those who love to challenge themselvesThe majority of the pistes in Sauze d’Oulx are considered to be of medium difficulty: there are 17 blue, 34 red and 6 black pistes. This renders the Piedmont resort a great place for testing your downhill racing skills, in a panoramic basin surrounded by woodland.Lovers of the mountains also love this Alpine station for its position, which allows you to ski while being sheltered from the wind and enjoying an excellently sunny position.With regards to services, there are numerous skiing and snowboarding schools in the area, as well as places to rent equipment or simply return it after having booked online via websites such as Skib.
Sauze d’Oulx: much more than skiingSauze d’Oulx is without doubt a paradise for all lovers of mountain sports, and above all for those who love off-piste skiing, thanks to the snowy periods and the spaces dedicated to these activities.Those who prefer to immerse themselves in nature, however, can do so with snow-shoes or by tackling a climb on the ice falls.There are also many activities and facilities for having fun and relaxing off-piste: indeed, there are four first-class wellness centres, a cinema and two discos, without forgetting the numerous restaurants and eateries where you can taste typical and traditional dishes of the Piedmont region.